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Privacy and Security Bits and Bytes

A Friday roundup - -

From The Los Angeles Times -- Social Security numbers and other payroll information of about 4,000 Securities and Exchange Commission employees were included in an unencrypted e-mail sent out by a contractor at the SEC's National Business Center.  First, SEC employees were nabbed downloading porn, and now this....

A bank courier in Massachusetts was attacked a couple of weeks ago, and this week, we learned that although the assailant didn't get any case, the bag-napper did get paperwork connected with bank transactions conducted at a particular branch.  The Patriot Ledger reports on this breach.

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Cynthia J. Larose

Member / Chair, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice

Cynthia J. Larose is Chair of the firm's Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, a Certified Information Privacy Professional-US (CIPP-US), and a Certified Information Privacy Professional-Europe (CIPP-E). She works with clients in various industries to develop comprehensive information security programs on the front end, and provides timely counsel when it becomes necessary to respond to a data breach.